First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers (33-1021)

Occupation description:  Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in fire fighting and fire prevention and control.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 149151 1.35 510
United States 59,10063,300 7.22,100 1,9004,420

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 39.4320.7428.15 37.4048.7660.92
Alaska 39.4919.3431.80 40.8148.5356.74
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.6617.1619.47 42.1747.5851.17
Fairbanks North Star Borough 39.8631.5934.67 38.1145.6652.25
Balance of State 41.8228.0333.40 40.3251.0859.34

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
14418 12.560.2 35.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation27
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation17
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 95
Number of job position postings 10
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.5

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry

Alaska Petroleum Academy   (Kenai)
Confined Space Entry (8 Hours)
Confined Space Rescue (16 Hours)

Alaska West Training Center   (Fairbanks)
Permit Required Confined Space Entry - S01
Permit Required Confined Space Entry and Fire Watch - S01a
Permit Required Confined Space Rescue - S02

AVTEC   (Seward)
Confined Space Entry/Rescue

Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry (OSHA and NSTC Offered)
Confined Space Rescue (OSHA)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Emergency Services BS

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Procedures Certificate

LTR Training Systems, Inc.   (Anchorage)
Bear Awareness & Handgun Defense
Confined Space Entry
Confined Space Rescue

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Confined Space Entry/011
Confined Space Entry/011

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Confined Space Entry Certificate

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Fire Service Administration AAS

University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Fire Service Administration AAS

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Wildland Fire Science OEC

University of Alaska, Mining and Petroleum Training Service   (Soldotna)
Confined Space Entry